Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) force fed under standard Guantánamo Bay procedure
16 Years in Solitary Confinement Is Like a "Living Tomb":
“Unless you have lived it, you cannot imagine what it feels like to be by yourself, between four cold walls, with little concept of time...It is a living tomb...I have not been allowed physical contact with any of my loved ones since 1995...I feel helpless and hopeless. In short, I am being psychologically tortured.”BÓNUS - Josie Harris Reads Letter from Guantanamo Bay
That’s why over 30,000 prisoners in California began a hunger strike – the biggest the state has ever seen. They’re refusing food to protest prisoners being held for decades in solitary and to push for other changes to improve their basic conditions.